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King West: Redefining Urban Luxury

Located in the heart of Downtown Toronto, encompassing the area between Queen and Bathhurst and Front and Spadina, and drawing comparisons to New York’s SoHo Village, King West is the epicentre of modern luxury and convenient city living. It’s a covetable neighbourhood that affluent, young professionals are vying to be part of.

 

The Properties

When it comes to luxury condos, few other Toronto neighbourhoods pack the same punch as King West. Known as an unparalleled destination for multi-million dollar condo properties, chic penthouses, and stunning lofts, there are countless options for buyers to invest in a high-end King West property–with opportunities growing as new constructions continue to pop up.

Although there are some single-family homes in King West, they are quite rare. The area is more known for its modern, luxury condos. King West condos run the gamut. Properties mix trendy and luxurious styles with floor-to-ceiling windows, premium fixtures, exposed brick and ductwork, and concrete floors. Whether your style is traditional or contemporary, there is a King West condo that will appeal to you.

Exciting new constructions like The Well and King Toronto boast spacious floorplans, sweeping terraces, exceptional views, and opulent amenities. The buildings perfectly blend modern function and luxury living with features like rooftop patios, fitness centres, private dining rooms, multi-media rooms, retail and office space, and more.

Neighbourhood Stats

$700,000

Average Home Price

4

Average Days On Market

57

Properties Sold

*Source: TREBB June 2021

Neighbourhood Location

Trendy, Luxurious, Urban Living in King West

For young professionals seeking a neighbourhood to work and play in, you can’t do much better than King West. Luxurious properties, world-class amenities, abundant entertainment, and more; all conveniently located right outside your door.

The future of King West looks bright. With more developments expanding every day, there will be more opportunities to invest in this vibrant, exciting, and luxurious Toronto neighbourhood.

The Amenities

One of the biggest benefits of living in King West is the proximity to everything you could ever need–no exaggeration. Finding the perfect blend between residential and commercial, King West’s ultimate luxury is convenience.

  • Schools
  • Convenience
  • Transportation
  • Safety
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Entertainment

Schools

Known primarily for the trendy, young professionals that live here, King West would not be considered an extremely ‘family friendly’ neighbourhood. However, some families do call King West home. The area has several excellent public, Catholic, and private schools to meet the needs of a diverse community.

Local Schools Include:

Public

Catholic

Private


Convenience

In many cases, condo buildings have grocery stores and general stores attached to the bottom, so a quick run to get some groceries is really as simple as taking an elevator downstairs–everything else is just a short walk away.

Other nearby convenient amenities include:

  • Loblaws
  • Starbucks
  • GoodLife Fitness
  • Shell

Transportation

King West is a walkable neighbourhood. There’s not much point to owning a car with everything so close, especially considering the convenient access to streetcars and the subway line.

Major traffic arteries like Lakeshore and the Gardiner Expressway are also quite close, providing easy access to and from the city. However, it’s hard to ignore the fact that King West is often plagued with traffic jams during busy rush-hour periods and nightlife hours, further encouraging residents to walk rather than drive.

The nearest public transit stops are:


Safety

In addition to being one of the most trendy, vibrant neighbourhoods in Toronto, King West is also considered to be a very safe place to live. In the case of an emergency, there are numerous safety facilities nearby to give residents peace of mind. If something goes wrong, help can arrive within minutes.

The nearest safety facilities include:


Outdoor Recreation

Although it’s known primarily as a trendy urban centre, King West also has some great options for those looking to get closer to nature. Local parks provide beautiful green space in the heart of city living, while the neighbourhood’s proximity to the Toronto Waterfront Trail offers the perfect route for runners and bikers to get some fresh air.

Local parks and green spaces include:


Entertainment

Encompassing the Fashion and Entertainment District, King West is home to some of the best entertainment in the city. World-class restaurants, theatre, high-end shops, art galleries, boutique fitness centres–it’s all here.

Dining

In recent years, King West has seen the launch of numerous boutique hotels like Le Germain and the new 1 Hotel Toronto, which have, in turn, become hot spots during TIFF. So don’t be surprised to see celebrities frequenting King West establishments during festival season.

Whatever you’re craving, King West has an eatery that has what you’re looking for within walking distance. Whether you want to rub elbows with Raptors players at Jacob’s and Co. Steakhouse or you’re an adventurous foodie looking to test your palette with Buca’s daring fine dining creations, there’s a trendy King West eatery ready to serve you any night of the week.

Nightclubs

King West is a premier Toronto destination for nightlife. Trendy clubs like Arcane and EFS Social Club cater to young professionals. For a unique experience, hit up the Lavelle rooftop pool. With music, drinks, and a spectacular view of Downtown Toronto, it’s a regular spot for trendy King West residents in the summer.

Sports

Situated close to the Rogers Centre and Scotiabank Arena, King West residents are only a short walk from sporting events and concerts.

Shopping

King West could be called a “strolling” neighbourhood. Just take a short walk around and you will come across many shops–everything from high-end boutiques to common staples and even eccentric shops and antique stores. Being so close to the Fashion District, you won’t have any shortage of interesting stores to check out.


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